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Edited by Tim Shackleton

MRJ Issue 147
  • Small Suppliers Forum


    Portsdown Models jig for filing code 75 switchrails in 4mm finescale OO, EM and P4/S4, Connoisseur Models LNER 8T refrigerated van kit in 7mm, N Brass Locomotives AWS ramps in 4mm, speed restriction signs in 2mm and 4mm, and lineside relay cabinet frets in 2mm, Comet Models GWR dia D120 coach kits in 4mm, Laurie Griffin loco lamps in 7mm, MJT Scale Components business for sale

    Tags: Small Suppliers Forum

  • Day Return to Southwell Central

    John Sutton



    The term 'atmospheric railway' could well have been coined for this celebrated 3mm portrait of a workaday East Midlands station, surrounded by maltings and rambling goods yards. John Sutton describes the latest developments.

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, layouts

  • Two-horse town

    Tom Mallard



    Tom Mallard adds another thoroughbred from the High Level stable to his string - and comes up with a minute and charismatic engine of enormous charm.

    Tags: industrial, kits, steam locomotives

  • [Photos: Black Lion Crossing signal box]



    Photos of Geoff Kent's scratchbuilt signal box in 4mm which won the MRJ Chalice at Scaleforum 2003.

    Tags: buildings, signal boxes

  • Festiniog Buffet and Observation Cars

    Adrian Gray, Richard Cook



    Guided by Adrian Gray's historical details, Richard Cook describes his experiences with a pair of 4mm narrow-gauge coach kits.

    Tags: coaches, Ffestiniog / Festiniog Railway, kits

  • Remembering the Roadrailer

    Tim Shackleton, Steve Knight



    The prototype may have been a nine-day wonder but the Scalecraft/Peco kit was a fine model that's now a prized collector's item. Steve Knight and Tim Shackleton tell the story behind a long-forgotten experiment.

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, kits, road vehicles, wagons

  • NG Sand & Gravel

    Roy Link



    Roy C Link proves that just becase you model using kits, you could still be building from scratch.

    Tags: industrial, layouts

  • MRJ Portfolio



    Stefan Lewis's working model of Maindee East depot in 4mm/P4

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, engine sheds / motive power depots / MPDs, MRJ Portfolio